How long before colon cancer kills you?

How long before colon cancer kills you?

If the cancer is confined to the bowel, surgery will usually be able to completely remove it. Overall, 7 to 8 in every 10 people with bowel cancer will live at least one year after diagnosis. More than half of those diagnosed will live at least another 10 years.

What color is colon cancer poop?

Poop which is bright red may be a sign of colon cancer. Red poop may be seen in cancers of the lower intestine. The stools as thin as a pencil may also need investigation.

What does stage 1 colon cancer mean?

Stage I colon cancers have grown deeper into the layers of the colon wall, but they have not spread outside the colon wall itself or into the nearby lymph nodes. Stage I includes cancers that were part of a polyp.

What kind of cancer does my husband have?

Hello everyone, my name is Kris. My husband Jason was just diagnosed with Stage 4 colon cancer. I will tell you all what I know & would really appreciate any feedback you might have. He is 42, & has been experiencing digestive issues for about a year & a half now.

When was my husband diagnosed with liver cancer?

My husband was told last Tuesday that it was likely he had liver cancer. On Friday we were told it was terminal and had spread and he had a couple of months left. Although he has not been well this has hit very hard. I feel helpless and not sure of how to cope. He sleeps most of the time and eats nothing.

When to see an oncologist for colon cancer?

You really want to have an oncologist who deals with this on a regular basis. Also, sometimes it’s better to do treatment (often chemo) first, then do surgery. It really depends on each situation. I was diagnosed 9 years ago with Stage IV colon cancer.

Can you have colon cancer with met to any other organ?

If you have colon cancer (whether in the colon or rectum) with a met to any other organ it is then considered colorectal; don’t quote me, I am not an expert. lol I hope your appt goes well and your husband has a positive up beat doc, if he doesn’t go get one that is. I will praying and thinking of both of you. GOD is good. I think….

When did my husband and sister get colon cancer?

In 1992, my husband and sister were diagnosed with colon cancer. They died within four months of each other. He had just turned 60 and my sister was 63. My husband had been in very good health, exercised religiously, ate a healthy diet, and got regular physicals by his internist. However, he did not get a colonoscopy.

Hello everyone, my name is Kris. My husband Jason was just diagnosed with Stage 4 colon cancer. I will tell you all what I know & would really appreciate any feedback you might have. He is 42, & has been experiencing digestive issues for about a year & a half now.

You really want to have an oncologist who deals with this on a regular basis. Also, sometimes it’s better to do treatment (often chemo) first, then do surgery. It really depends on each situation. I was diagnosed 9 years ago with Stage IV colon cancer.

Can a colonoscopy help prevent colorectal cancer?

Colonoscopy can prevent cancer if precancerous polyps are discovered and removed. And it is easier to treat cancer if detected early. Because Scamihorn was diagnosed at age 47, his children will be screened 10 years earlier, at age 37. For questions about colorectal cancer screening, call the Cancer AnswerLine at 800-865-1125.